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Manly Pinterest Tips Podcast with Jeff Sieh

The Manly Pinterest Tips Podcast is a show created to help you succeed on Pinterest. If you have content and products you want your clients or customers to see, there is no social media platform like Pinterest. Join Jeff Sieh as he explores best practices, strategies, and demonstrations on this fast growing social network. With interviews with Power Pinners like Cynthia Sanchez, Peg Fitzpatrick, Rebekah Radice, and Guy Kawasaki, you'll learn Pinterest techniques not found anywhere else. Find even more great Pinterest tips and videos at www.ManlyPinterestTips.com
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Dec 21, 2015
Pinterest?  Google+ Collections?  What’s the difference?  Isn’t Google+ dead?
 
Today I’m excited to be talking with Google+ expert Kimberly Reynolds.   
 
Kim Reynolds is a Digital Strategist as well as the Marketing Manager for Social Media Examiner. Kim started her first business at 12 years old and hasn't stopped since. Her passions include Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and riding her motorcycle. She can be found tweeting as @KimReynolds
Dec 14, 2015
It's that crazy time of year again!  If you're anything like me, the hustle has hit you full force this week.  Between kid's ballgames, holiday parties, setting up a Christmas tree and shopping for gifts, the last thing we need to stress over is our social media accounts.
 
Unfortunately for small business owners and marketers, the Internet doesn't have a Christmas break. But, there are some steps you can take to continue building your business during the holidays as well as spending quality time for your families.
 
Today on the show I'm excited to be talking with my friend Peg Fitzpatrick about how to best use social media during the holidays.  
 
Peg Fitzpatrick is the co-author of The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users with Guy Kawasaki and has been seen on Time Inc., HufIington Post, Inc. Magazine, and NPR’s Tech Nation. She also runs social media campaign for some of the top companies around. She’s spearheaded successful social-media campaigns for Motorola, Audi, Google, Virgin, and more.  On top of all that, she’s probably taught me more about Pinterest than anyone else.
Dec 7, 2015

Very excited to have my friend and fellow Pinterest Marketer with me today, Vincent Ng. I consider Vincent the king of Pinterest search optimization. And today we’ll be talking about Pinterest new visual search tool and how it’s a game changer for visual search.

Vincent is the founder of MCNG Marketing and Pinterest marketer, speaker, and enjoys reading Batman comics.

He is the author of Pinterest to Profits with Pintalysis and the host of the Pictures to Profits Podcast. He is a top 20 resource for becoming a Pinterest expert according to Heyo and has written for amazing blogs such as Social Media Examiner, Top Dog Social Media, and Tailwind.

Nov 30, 2015

Danielle Miller is a marketing coach, keynote speaker​ and​ small business enthusiast. Danielle has designed multiple social media marketing campaigns with a consistent track record of collecting over 5,000 new leads within the first 90 days. Her company, Miller Media Management, is the top-rated social media company in Maui, Hawaii. Danielle is the Social Media Manager for WedTech, the first-to-market wedding conference and Brio Ice Cream, a national food brand made by the co-founders of Earth’s Best baby food. In her spare time, Danielle is also an EdVenture Maui Instructor teaching continuing education classes at the University of Hawaii Maui Campus.

Nov 24, 2015
If you're marketing on any social media platform, you're interested in increasing your followers. There is a big difference, though, between simply having followers and having engaged followers. How can you bring your followers to the next level, and why is it so important? 
 
To answer this question, I interview Dawn-Swick Renshaw, one of the biggest supporters of this show.
 
Dawn has been in love with social media since she accepted her first Facebook friend request in 2008. She is now the owner of Stoney Creek Social Media, an agency located in Michigan that manages over fifty unique businesses on many different platforms. She takes pride in getting to know her clients on a personal as well as a professional level so as to accurately express their brand via social media.
Oct 5, 2015
The fairly recent addition of promoted pins on Pinterest provides another way to take full advantage of this platform. Promoted pins are basically ads on Pinterest. They can raise awareness, boost engagement, and increase traffic to your website- all while maintaining an organic look and feel.
 
Maybe you've used promoted pins with some success, or maybe you're just wondering if they're right for you. Either way, you'll want to check out this interview with Alisa Meredith.
Sep 28, 2015
Social Warfare was born from the desire to make social sharing faster and easier as well as beautiful, efficient, and responsive. After realizing that nothing existed that met all of these needs, Nicholas, Jason, and Dustin set out to create their own solution. What resulted was a plugin based on customization, psychology, and paradox of choice (or, to the lay-person, limiting options - which, believe it or not, can be a good thing!)
 
Although much of our discussion focuses on the great features of Social Warfare, the interview is definitely not a long commercial. Nicholas, Jason, and Dustin offer some great tips on social sharing in general. They touch on many topics, including analytics tracking, the use of click-to-tweets, and the importance of perception.
Sep 21, 2015

 

Welcome back to part 2 of a special event on Visual Marketing where I team up with Phil Mershon from Social Media Examiner. 
 
This week, four more visual marketing experts weigh in. They offer some great advice for making the most of visual platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook. They've got lots of tricks to save you time and cut down on the hassle of keeping up with multiple platforms. They are also gracious enough to candidly share their biggest (and most humorous) mistakes to help spare the rest of us the pain of learning these lessons the hard way.
Sep 14, 2015

 

This week I join forces with Phil Mershon, director of events for Social Media Examiner, on Blab to bring you part one of a two part discussion on visual marketing. We discuss some compelling visual marketing statistics (if you aren't already convinced of the importance of visuals you will be!), and offer some advice for how to fit some visual marketing strategies into your busy schedule.
 
We found a few experts who were willing to take a turn in the hot seat to share tactics, tips and tools that have worked for them. They also reveal their biggest fails and what they have learned from their mistakes.
Aug 31, 2015

Rachel Miller is the founder of the Facebook community, QuirkyMomma which has nearly 1.5 million followers.  She loves building and participating in communities online.  Offline she is mom to a vanful and author to multiple books. 

She offers tips on topics including finding and creating content, handling controversial topics (like blue food coloring and marshmallows-gasp!), and prioritizing - because to manage a community that large you have to know what's important!

Aug 24, 2015

Erik Fisher is the community manager for Social Media Examiner and host of the award-winning podcast, Beyond the To Do List. Erik is an authority on social media,  productivity, and podcasting who began blogging back in 2004 – before Facebook and Twitter even entered into the picture. With such a long history in the business, he's picked up a trick or two, and, thankfully for us, he's willing to share!

On this episode he lends his expertise to a discussion of how the team at Social Media Examiner works. He weighs in on topics like scheduling posts, delegating work, responding to comments on social media, managing email, and useful tools. He even fields a few questions from the audience.

Aug 17, 2015

Anthony Lee Witt is the founder and creator of The Champion Entrepreneur. He believes in challenging limitations! Anthony has spent his life looking for how he can create and provide value for others and their business by changing their belief in the status quo.

Anthony breaks down the concept of masterminds for us as he discusses how being part of a group of likeminded people can help individuals with interests as varied as business, health, or self-improvement. 

Aug 10, 2015

Craig Carpenter's tenacity and diverse talents in digital media have landed him projects with the most sought after brands, celebrities, and individuals. Not content with resting on his laurels, Craig considers himself fortunate to have excelled at several disciplines such as a designer, animator, podcaster, and photographer.

Craig has recently developed the world’s first graphics automation platform called RELAY. This responsive platform goes beyond traditional design tools as the fastest, easiest way to create branded images for online marketing.

Jul 27, 2015

On this episode of “The Manly Pinterest Tips Show” we bring you an example of how Pinterest can be used for product marketing.

Tori Tait is the Director of Content & Community at TheGrommet.com.

Joining the team 5 years ago, Tori has helped shape the company's communications and marketing strategy with her expertise in social media, content strategy, blog management and community building.

One key channel for The Grommet is Pinterest. Since 2011 Tori has been leading The Grommet's Pinterest strategy being one of the first brands on the platform, the first brand to run a sweepstakes on Pinterest, and a leader in the Pinterest marketing space. The Grommet's success with Pinterest has been covered in Inc.com, Entrepreneur, Direct Marketing News, among many other media publications.

Jul 20, 2015

Megan Sheakoski used her teaching background to create a successful blog called Coffee Cups and Crayons that millions of parents and teachers visit each year. Along the way she fell in love with social media and she developed and hosted a monthly parenting series on Google Plus.  She can often be found pinning fun things to do (and recipes she’ll never make) on Pinterest

On today's show, Megan shares what she has learned about getting followers, coming up with content (she does 3-4 posts per week for her blog), and collaborating with others. 

Jul 13, 2015

Natalie Eckdahl has 3 kids, 2 businesses and 1 husband.  Together with her husband Mark, she founded ScheduleMAX.com, an online scheduling software in 2011 and 18 months ago launched BizChix.com a community and podcast which I was honored to be a guest on recently.  Natalie has built a thriving community around her podcast and website and I'm honored that she joins the show today to talk about building an thriving online community.

Natalie holds an MBA and is a former management consultant.  She loves coaching new podcasters and small business owners, as well as hosting masterminds for her community.

 

Natalie has interviewed over 180 female entrepreneurs from Shark Tank contestants to Social Media Gurus, and loves to share the insights she has received from those conversations. When she's off duty, Natalie loves to spend time with her family (particularly at the beach) and is a huge fan of dark chocolate and red wine.

Jul 6, 2015

Consistency. According to Ross Quintana, it's one of the most important strategies to employ if you want to make connections and develop relationships on any social media platform. He explains that there is no magic secret sauce. The key is to put in the time and keep doing the little things that will lead to big results in the long term.

Ross's company, Social Magnets, helps people to grow influence and targeted audiences with social media management. Social Magnets also helps businesses create smarter strategies to tell their story, stand out, and grow their business. 

Jun 29, 2015

It's no secret that visual images have power to communicate, and this is especially true in the world of online marketing. How, though, can you make sure that your images are saying what you want them to?

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to take advantage of what visual content can do for your business. With that in mind, this week's episode is a special event where I join forces with Alisa Meredith and Vincent Ng to discuss 5 ways to use visual marketing to boost your business.  

Jun 22, 2015

Mike Alton joins us this week, to remove some of the mystery from marketing on social media. He's got plenty to say about how some of the up and coming changes on Pinterest will revolutionize the way it can be used as a digital marketing tool. He also offers some useful tips on how to get started with a marketing plan, how to track it's success, and how to decide if it needs to be altered. 

Mike maintains a blog and article archive at The Social Media Hat, but his primary focus is serving as the Chief Marketing Officer for SiteSell, where they help entrepreneurs and bloggers get their online businesses started. 

 

Jun 15, 2015

If this week's episode of  “The Manly Pinterest Tips Show” had a theme, it would be “work strategically.”

That's easier said than done, right? Don't panic- help is here! In his first ever appearance on the show, Ralph Rivera (programmer and web developer extraordinaire) is brimming with useful tips on how to make a plan, use the right tools, and work smart. Whether you're interested in using Triberr to boost your online presence and build online relationships or are considering the possibility of launching your own podcast, Ralph's advice is to look at all your options and see what fits.

Ralph is a programmer and web developer who is the co-owner and technical genius behind both Web.Search.Social and Rahvalor Interactive, where he’s in charge of keeping his team of programmers, coders and developers on track building custom websites and applications. If you need to make things happen on the web in a way that ties into your big-picture marketing goals, Ralph is the one to do it. 

Jun 8, 2015

Today we talk with #Instagramexpert Sue. B. Zimmerman on leveraging the power of Instagram for your business.  With platforms like Pinterest and Instagram, where the content is mostly based on pictures with little to no commentary involved, how can you leverage that to your advantage?  Well, Sue B. is here to help!

Sue B. is the founder of Insta-Results (the world's first comprehensive online Instagram course) and author of the #1 e-book Instagram Basics for your Business. She's a popular CreativeLive instructor, powerful speaker on prominent stages like Social Media Marketing World 15 and a highly sought after business coach. She's passionate about teaching entrepreneurs, business execs, and marketing professionals how to easily leverage the power of Instagram to get tangible business results. 

Jun 1, 2015

Denise Wakeman is a jack of all trades in everything social media, it was great to get her insights on using micro-content for all platforms. Whether you prefer graphics, videos, or posts, Denise shares with us the tools you need to create audience-capturing content!

Denise Wakeman is an Online Business Strategist. She is host of the popular video show and podcast, Adventures In Visibility, focused on helping small businesses and online entrepreneurs to optimize, leverage, and strategically use social marketing tools to gain visibility, build credibility and make more money selling their products and services.   Denise is passionate about Adventure travel and how it can inspire you to think bigger and go for what’s possible in your business and life. 

May 25, 2015

In this edition of the show, we got a chance to talk with Azure Collier about the inner workings of Constant Contact and how they managed to scoop up a whopping 47,976 followers on Pinterest alone! We covered tips and tricks for getting more people into email campaigns as well as how to keep your content fresh and interesting! 

Azure is a content manager for Constant Contact where she oversees the company’s Pinterest and Instagram channels, creates educational content, presents webinars, and writes for the Constant Contact blog about social media and email marketing best practices for small businesses and nonprofits.

May 18, 2015

Today's episode is all about tools…social media tools.  This week social media professionals Alisa Meredith from Scalable Social Media and Ian Anderson Gray from Seriously Social stop by to discuss the new feature of scheduling Pinterest pins with the popular Buffer app.

Discussion includes the pros and cons of scheduling your pins as well as the proper use of scheduling tools for social media in general.

May 11, 2015

From lego model builder to popular artist, this week's guest Aaron Wood discusses how he built a business selling his artwork online.  Aaron shares his secrets on running a successful Etsy store and gives some best practices from the initial setup to pricing your items.

Aaron Wood is a graphic designer currently residing in the state of Massachusetts. When he’s not creating artwork that has a social media or pop culture angle to it, he’s probably trying to cook up a plot to score some lobster. 

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